Looking at the Origins, Legends, and Lore Surrounding Frankenstein
In this episode of The History Guy, he looks at Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein, the book that is said to be the first science fiction novel and a masterpiece of gothic horror.
He looks at not only the book itself, and its profound and enduring impact on culture, but also some of the legends and speculations around the novel. These include the ideas that Dr. Frankenstein and even the monster may have been based on real people. Fascinating stuff.
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